Brawn GP’s Jenson Button has finally put us of suspense with his fifth place in Brazil. That wraps up the F1 Constructors Title for Brawn GP and the F1 Drivers Title for Jenson Button. It all looked decidedly dodgy after the damp qualifying where the conservative approach of sticking on full wet tyres for Qualifying […]
Hamilton, already on provisional pole, was just revving up for a final shootout with Vettel for fastest lap in Q3 for the Singapore Grand Prix when Rubens Barrichello hit the wall and the session was red flagged, so it will be Hamilton, Vettel, Rosberg and Webber on the two front rows of the grid.
KERS assists three of the top four and Mercedes powers six of the top seven on the grid at Monza, only spoiled by Raikkonen’s Ferrari in third.
Webber on pole after an exciting qualifying for German Grand Prix. Barrichello and Button from Brawn 2nd and 3rd. Hamilton pleased with 5th.
Good news at last for Lewis Hamilton fans, as he steers his Mercedes powered McLaren to the fastest time in practice 2 for the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring.
Rubens Barrichello who had a brilliant performance in the lead up to the Spanish Grand Prix was more comfortable with his car than team mate Jenson Button and looked set to score his first win for Brawn. But it looks as if Ross Brawn master minded a strategy that gave both of his drivers the best chance they could have, and Button was lucky this time. What a great start to the season for Button – four firsts and a third!
Massa’s qualifying time of 0.4 seconds behind Button in the Brawn means that they would have qualified at almost identical times if they had the same amount of fuel, so it may be all down to whether KERS can get Massa out in front at the start of the Spanish Grand Prix, and then whether the extra 10Kg of fuel (or extra 3 laps) will give Massa the advantage.
After struggling all through the practice sessions on Friday and Saturday Jenson Button managed to pull off the steal of the year to put his Brawn-Mercedes on pole for the Spanish Grand Prix. He sounded ecstatic on the radio as he crossed the line at the end of qualifying.
Button thunders to victory as monsoon hits Malaysian Grand Prix. Final results were very confused and based on the positions at the lap before the red flag. Only half points were awarded as the race was abandoned after only 31 laps. The first two races of the season have had controversial start times for the convenience of the European TV audience.
Brawn GP are one two at Melbourne after a faultless drive by Jenson Button and an eventful race for Rubens Barrichello with bumps at the front and rear.